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SouthFront: Syria battlespace, Feb. 8, 2016

Last weekend, the Syrian government forces and the Syrian Democratic Forces, predominantly Kurds supported by the Russian Aerospace Defense Forces, launched a joint offensive in Northern Aleppo.

SouthFront: Battle for Arctic

Russia’s Northern Fleet’s sphere of responsibility includes the protection of the country’s sovereignty and of its economic interests in the Arctic Ocean zone.

SouthFront: Syria battlespace – Feb. 5, 2016

...from SouthFront Over last three days, on February 1-4, the Russian Aerospace Forces have performed 237 combat sorties destroying 875 terrorists’ targets in Syria. The...

SouthFront: Syria battlespace, Feb. 4, 2016

On Feb.3, the Syrian Amy and Hezbollah units broken a siege imposed by terrorist organizations in the towns of Nubbul and al-Zahraa.

SouthFront: Syria & Iraq battlespace, Feb. 3, 2016

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) supported by the National Defense Forces (NDF), the Iraqi paramilitary groups of Kata’eb Hezbollah and Harakat al-Nujaba have completed a siege of the militant groups in the town of Ratyan. Now, the Syrian artillery and warplanes are pounding the militants in the area.

SouthFront: Syria battlespace, Feb. 2, 2016

...from SouthFront Over the past 7 days, the Russian air grouping in Syria has performed 468 sorties including 24 sorties performed from the Russian territory...

SouthFront: U.S. UAV’s, UGV’s, Autonomous Weapon Systems and Military Robotics

Ever since the second World War and especially during the Cold War era the idea of engineering an autonomous weapon system, also known as military robot, has taken deep roots throughout military circles all across the globe.

SouthFront: Oil smuggling in Syria and Iraq. How to prevent?

There is nothing new in the fact that oil smuggling is one of the important barriers on the way to solution of the Syrian crisis.

SouthFront: Syria-Iraq battlespace – Feb. 1, 2016

Last weekend, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) continued to pressure ISIS militants in in the Aleppo province capturing the villages of Tanouza and Afesh.

SouthFront: US Backed Militants Suffer Defeats as Talks Begin

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies have encircled the militants in Darayya, striking several neighborhoods under the control of Ajnad Al-Sham and Al-Nusra.

SouthFront: Syria battlespace, Jan. 28, 2016

On Jan. 27 the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies captured hilltops of Tal Hamad and Tal Koum in the Sheikh Miskeen countryside expanding a security zone around this city.

SouthFront: Yemen, Jan. 27, 2016

The U.S. and its allies counterterrorism operations in the country are a mostly a PR myth. AQAP still operates with relative impunity in Yemen supporting the Saudi Arabia’s anti-Houthi efforts.

SouthFront: Syria battlespace, Jan. 26, 2016

...from SouthFront The Russian air grouping in in Syria carried out 169 sorties and hit over 484 terrorist targets in the last three days, the...

SouthFront: China Launches New Wave of Military Reforms

...from SouthFront Over the past several decades, China has risen to become a prominent player on the world stage with global operations and interests far...

SouthFront: Syria battlespace, Jan. 25, 2016: Escalation

The United States is expanding its presence in Syria. Satellite imagery taken Dec. 28 shows construction underway to extend the runway at an airfield in Rmeilan, al-Hasaka province, which would prepare the site to accommodate larger aircraft.

SouthFront: Syria battlespace, Jan. 22, 2016

On Jan.21, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched an advance towards the road that links the cities of Darayya and Moadamiya.

SouthFront: Yemen battlespace – Jan. 20, 2016

...from SouthFront Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) mobilized tanks and other heavy weaponry from military bases in al Mukalla, Hadramawt, to other fronts...

SouthFront: Syria battlespace, Jan. 19, 2016

...from SouthFront The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and popular forces continued to push the militant groups back from more territories in the Northern parts of...

SouthFront: Syria battlespace, Jan. 18, 2016

The Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) attempted to launch counter-offensive in the Al-Bab Plateau in the province of Aleppo last weekend.

SouthFront: Syria battlespace, Jan.15, 2016

The Russian Aerospace Forces conducted a joint combat mission on destruction of terrorists’ infrastructure with the Syrian Air Force for the first time.

SouthFront: Yemen battlespace, Jan.14, 2016

On Jan.13, the Houthi forecs fired a rocket towards a Saudi military post in the Jizan region in Saudi Arabia.

SouthFront: Syria-Iraq battlespace, Jan.13, 2016

The Syrian government forces liberated the strategic town of Salma in the Latakia province on Jan.12. The Syrian forces seized the Fort of Kafr Dulbeh in Tal al-Khazan and Tal al-Harmiyah in the Northern part of Salma.

SouthFront: Syria battlespace – Jan.12, 2016

...from SouthFront The Syrian Air Force has targeted a convoy of 20 tankers smuggling oil from territories held by ISIS on the al-Mayadin Highway near...

SouthFront: Yemen battlespace, Jan.12, 2016

...from SouthFront Militancy in Aden continues to challenge the Saudi-backed Hadi government as militant groups contest control of the city. The southern resistance militants and...

SouthFront: Syria battlespace, Jan. 11, 2016

...from SouthFront The Syrian Arab Army (SAA), backed by the Syrian and Russian warplanes, reportedly destroyed an array of ISIS strongholds in Damascus countryside. The...

Russia Defense Report – Jan.10, 2016: Caspian Fleet

...from SouthFront The Russian cruise missile strikes against ISIS targets carried out by a combination of air and naval assets drew attention to a relatively...

SouthFront: 9 Jan. 2016 Crisis News

One special operations soldier was killed in action and two servicemen were wounded while fighting the Taliban in Southern Afghanistan on Tuesday.

SouthFront: Syria battlespace, Jan. 8, 2016

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies have secured the village of Najarah in the Aleppo province after 8 days long clashes with ISIS militants there.

SouthFront: The Type 052D Class Guided Missile Destroyer

SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence is continuing to study the balance of powers in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. China has already contributed and is contributing many...

SouthFront: North Korea Hydrogen Bomb Test

On January 6, North Korea successfully tested a miniaturized hydrogen nuclear device, according to the state broadcaster, KCTV.

SouthFront: Yemen battlespace – Jan. 6, 2016

At your requests, SouthFront is launching “International Military Review – Yemen” series. Surely, we have been also continuing to produce Syria-Iraq reports.

SouthFront: Chinese Naval Power

A brief overview of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy:

SouthFront: 5.01.2016 Yemen Crisis News

On January 2, Saudi Arabia officially declared the end of a shaky truce brokered by the United Nations that was meant to end the war on Yemen.

SouthFront: Syria battlespace, Jan. 5, 2016

On January 4, the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and Al-Nusra (Syrian Al-Qaeda group) launched a counter-assault near the Battalion 82 Headquarters inside Sheikh Miskeen in the Dara’a Governorate’s northern countryside.

SouthFront: 2015, Year of Crisis Escalation. What expected in 2016?

2015 was marked by a series of crucial diplomatic and military developments in the world. The old world order established after the Cold War is rapidly changing. Russia, China, and Iran have become the main forces openly making steps to change the global system.